Malheur Experiment Station 2011 Annual Report

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Joel Felix, Associate Professor, Displaying the Yellow Nutsedge Variety Trial at the Malheur Experiment Station.

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Contributors and Cooperators


2011 Weather Report


2011 Onion Variety Trials

Onion Production from Transplants

Onion Production from Sets

Response of Four Onion Varieties to Plant Population and Irrigation System

Evaluation of AgZyme® in Onion Production

Insecticide Rotations for Control of Thrips in Onions, 2011

Dose Response of Activated Charcoal to Detoxify Dual Magnum® and Outlook® Applied Preemergence on Direct-seeded Onions

Evaluation of Dual Magnum® and Outlook® used Preemergence on Direct-seeded Dry Bulb Onions with Activated Charcoal

Evaluation of Sustain® Adjuvant for Improved Herbicide Weed Efficacy in Direct-seeded Onion

Evaluation of Pyroxasulfone for Weed Control in Direct-seeded Onion


2011 Potato Variety Trials

Evaluation of Fomesafen (Reflex®) Herbicide for Weed Control in Ranger Russet Potato and Response of Subsequent Crops to Soil Residues

Investigate Sweet Potato Cultivars and Irrigation Criteria for the Treasure Valley

Sugar Beets

2011 Sugar Beet Variety Trials

Wild Flowers and Native Plant Seed Production

Direct Surface Seeding Strategies for Establishment of Intermountain West Native Plants for Seed Production

Evaluation of Seed Scarification for the Establishment of Three Intermountain West Native Legumes

Irrigation Requirements for Native Wildflower Seed Production

Irrigation Requirements for Novel Native Wildflower Seed Production

Tolerance of Sulfur-flower Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum) to Rates and Mixtures of Postemergence Herbicides, 2008–2011

Yellow Nutsedge Biology and Control

Control of Yellow Nutsedge with Effective Crop Rotations


Direct Seeding Strategies for Nursery Establishment of Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Microclimatic Characteristics of the Natural Environment Supporting Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Veratrum Irrigation

Soils Naturally Supporting Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) Response to Calcium and Day Length

Transplanting Methods for the Cultivation of Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Strip Tillage

Benefits of Strip Tillage to Increase Farming Efficiency and Protect Water Quality


Appendix A: Herbicide Listing

Appendix B: Insecticide Listing

Appendices C, D, & E: Listing of Common and Scientific Names

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